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Main Shopping Centers in Krakow.

Big shopping malls arrived to Krakow in the 21st century and as elsewhere they have proved an immediate success. Now Krakow boasts five full-fledged shopping malls of which Galeria Krakowska and Galeria Kazimierz enjoy central location, while Krakow Plaza and M1 are strategically situated halfway between Krakow’s central Old Town historic district and the city’s eastern major residential and industrial area of Nowa Huta. 

Krakow’s shopping malls vie for the customer’s time and money with big retail centers positioned at major access roads to the city’s downtown. They are clusters of varied retail outlets, from big to small, with a hypermarket and a mini-mall as a core, sometimes complemented by a multiplex and/or other amusement facilities .


Shopping malls in Krakow.  

Bonarka City Center 
Address: 11 Kamienskiego street. Opened in November 2009. 270 shops with 91,000 sq meters of floor area. Extras: 20-theater multiplex, a gym, eateries and cafes. Supermarket: Auchan. DIY superstore: Leroy Merlin. Couturier shops: Pierre Cardin. Best-known retailers: C&A, Zara, H&M, Peek&Cloppenburg, EMPiK. Post office. Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Parking garage for 3,200 cars.

Galeria Bronowice 
Address: 61 Stawowa street. Opened in November 2013. It's 60,000 sq meters of floor area contain 150 shops. Extras: ten-theater multiplex, gym, art galleries, a library, a cinema, eateries and cafes. Supermarket: Auchan. Electronics superstore: Saturn. Sports emporium: Intersport. Best-known retailers: H&M, C&A, Deichmann, EMPiK. Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Parking garage for 2,800 cars.

Galeria Kazimierz 
Address: 34 Podgorska street. Opened in March 2005. 160 shops with 36,200 sq meters of floor area. Extras: ten-theater multiplex, gym, eateries and cafes. Supermarket: Carrefour Premium. Sports emporium: Go Sport. Electronics superstore: RTV Euro AGD. Best-known retailers: Zara, H&M, Sephora, EMPiK. Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays. Parking garage for 1,800 cars.

Galeria Krakowska 
Address: 5 Pawia street. Opened in September 2006 as a part of the New City project. 270 shops with 60,000 sq meters of floor area. Extras: eateries, cafes, a gym. Supermarket: Carrefour. Sports emporium: Intersport. Electronics superstore: Saturn. Couturier shops: Hugo Boss, Marc O'Polo. Best-known retailers: C&A, Zara, H&M, Peek&Cloppenburg, Deichmann, Sephora, EMPiK. Post office. Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Parking garage for 1,400 cars.

Address: 67 Aleja Pokoju street. Opened in 2001. Over eighty shops with 52,000 sq meters of floor area. Supermarket: Auchan. Electronics superstore: Media Markt. Sports emporium: Go Sport. Best-known retailers: Zara, H&M. Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays. Open-air car park.

  • Krakow Plaza 
    Adress: 44 Aleja Pokoju street. Opened as a shopping mall in 2002. Closing in 2017 to undergo an overhaul and reopen as a cluster of outlet stores. Parking garage.


Krakow’s other major shopping centers.

Address: 6 Pilotow street. Supermarket: Alma. DIY superstore: Castorama. Plus a three-story furniture-and-furnishing emporium.

Address: 2 Jasnogorska street. Supermarket: Makro Cash&Carry. Furniture superstore: Ikea.

Address: 37 Bora-Komorowskiego street. Supermarket Tesco plus a shopping arcade with varied stores. DIY superstore: Obi. Extras: water park with a fitness center, multiplex, go-kart rink, and eateries. A parking garage as well as an open-air parking lot. 

Solvay Park 
Address: 105 Zakopianska street /opposite Zakopianka shopping center/. Fifty shops plus eateries and cafes on three stories with 23,400 sq meters of floor area  Supermarket: BOMI. Electronics superstore: Media Markt. Parking for 200 cars. 

Address: 62 Zakopianska street. Supermarket: Carrefour plus a shopping arcade. Two sports emporia: Decathlon and Intersport. DIY superstore: Castorama. Electronics superstore: RTV Euro AGD. Plus a cluster of stores selling home fittings and furnishings. Extras: ten-theater multiplex, eateries. Open-air parking lots. 

Note: Shopping centers in Krakow as well as most shops in entire Poland are closed on Polish national holidays, namely New Year, January 6th, Easter, May 1st, May 3rd, Whit Sunday, Corpus Christi, August 15th, November 1st, November 11th, and Christmas.

In 2018 a ban on Sunday shopping has been introduced in Poland. So this year most stores will stay closed March 11th, March 18th, April 1st, April 8th, April 15th, April 22nd, May 13th, May 20th, June 10th, June 17th, July 15th, July 22nd, August 12th, August 19th, September 9th, September 16th, September 23rd, October 14th, October 21st, November 11th, November 18th, and December 9th.


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